Ecology Emerges Bay Area as Incubator Wednesday, March 31, 6:00 pm at Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Main Library with Sam Schuchat (California Coastal Conservancy), Kirsten Schwind (Bay Localize), Harold Gilliam (SF Chronicle, SF Examiner) co-sponsored by the SF History Center Examined the Bay Area as a demonstration area and incubator of experiments that shaped the national and international ecological movements. What is the relationship of San Francisco to its region? The region to the... Topic: ecology emerges shaping san francisco
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Exploring the evolution of nature and ecological activism, how we thought about it 40 years ago vs. how we think about it now. Following the compelling shift from conservation to environmentalism to environmental/social justice over the last half-century. Topic: ecology emerges shaping san francisco california council for the humanities
San Francisco-based muralist Jet Martinez talks about Art & Politics as part of the ongoing Shaping San Francisco Talks series at CounterPULSE. Martinez hails from Mexico originally, and he paints magical realist images of nature, incorporating metallic paints and repetitive geometric patterns (that in turn evoke both pre-industrial textiles and industrially homogenous designs) with natural forms from trees, leaves, and more. Topics: art, politics, Shaping San Francisco, Talks, murals, magic realism
The 3% Solution Campaign, a summer sustainer drive to support Shaping San Francisco as a public utility providing essential history to the city of San Francisco: walking and bicycle tours, public Talks (both live and archived online at shapingsf.org), and our ever-expanding archive of local history at foundsf.org. Topics: history, Shaping San Francisco, FoundSF.org, sustainers, 3 percent solution, fundraising campaign
Reclaim May Day 1998 was organized by a coalition of political groups, including Art & Revolution, Shaping San Francisco, Eviction Defense Committee, Food Not Bombs, Reclaiming, and others. It was full-on parade starting at Mission and Steuart, proceeding to Yerba Buena Gardens, UN Plaza, 16th Street BART plaza, and ending at Dolores Park. It started in the rain and ended in beautiful sunshine. Maybe 1,000 people joined in, all without permits, and about a dozen different performances were... Topics: performance, parade, MayDay, dissent, anarchy, Emma Goldman, Shaping San Francisco, Rememberator,...
Not only have the Balkans been obliterated by NATO 'humanitarian intervention', eviscerated by imposed neoliberal economic restructuring, and their peoples, particularly the Roma gypsy flung to the corners of the earth, but they've suffered the indignities of centuries of lies, caricature, distortion, and misinformation. Here to discuss, disturb and offer a gentle corrective or two, is a panel of folks from the Balkans and its environs including Andrej Grubacic, Yugoslav author, most recently,... Topics: PM Press, Yugoslavia, Balkans, Roma, Gypsy, European history, Shaping San Francisco, SSF,...
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Ecology Emerges, Nature in Cities Wednesday, April 28, 7:30 with Peter Berg (Planet Drum Foundation), Miya Yoshitani (Asian Pacific Environmental Network), Jason Mark (Earth Island Journal, Alemany Farm) at CounterPULSE, 1310 Mission St (at 9th), SF part of the Shaping San Francisco Talks series Considering urbanization as a global crisis/an opportunity. Understanding the restorative, regenerative, and imaginative possibilities of a new integration of urban and rural through local agriculture,... Topic: shaping San francisco california council for humanities miya yoshitani nick kasimatis chris...